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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tempe

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tempe Opens After $2.5 Million Renovation

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tempe hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 30 to celebrate the hotel's re-opening after a $2.5 million renovation. San Diego-based RAR Hospitality managed the hotel’s renovation, which included...
Westgate Military Weekend

Five Ways Hotels and Hospitality Companies Are Supporting Veterans

Each year, brands and properties across the hospitality industry find ways to recognize and honor active military members, U.S. veterans, and their families. Here are five ways hotels and hospitality companies are supporting and...
Book on Google

Choice Hotels Enables ‘Book on Google’

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Choice Hotels International has enabled Book on Google, making it possible for travelers to search, select, and reserve hotel rooms at Choice properties in a few clicks by completing a reservation online on...
hotel construction pipeline

U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Continues Modest Growth

In the third quarter of 2018, the total U.S. hotel construction pipeline reached 5,376 projects and a combined 650,576 rooms—up 7 percent from last year, according to analysts at Lodging Econometrics. In 2017, the...
Homewood Suites - Part of Hilton's All Suites brands

Hilton Opens Its 1,000th All-Suites Property

Pleasant Hill, Calif.–Hilton's All Suites brands (Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites, and Home2 Suites) this week announced the opening of the category’s 1,000th property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Pleasant Hill Concord. With a combined 588...
Thanksgiving travel

54.3 Million Americans Will Travel This Thanksgiving — the Most Since 2005

ORLANDO, Fla.—AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 Thanksgiving holiday period—defined as Wednesday, November 21, to...